Farheen Aslam

Lahore College for Women University

Farheen Aslam MS, PhD, is Assistant Professor at Department of Biotechnology, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Pakistan. She has obtained her Ph.D. from School of Biological Sciences, University of the Punjab, Pakistan in 2012: her research topic was “Cloning. expression and physicochemical analysis of proinsulin and its derivatives”. Her research field includes human biochemistry and disease, molecular biology and recombinant DNA technology, protein expression and purification, refolding of protein, enzymology, genetics and microbiology. She is proficient in use of HPLC system. MALDI-TOF, Polymerase chain reaction (PCR), Agarose Gel Electrophoresis, UV-Spectrophotometer, RNA, Plasmid and Genomic DNA Isolation. She worked as a Research Officer in the Mass Spectrometry Lab of School of Biological Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore from 23rd August 2010 to 23rd November 2010. Responsibilities were to prepare and analyze the samples on Voyager De Pro (ABI) MALDI TOF mass spectrometry workstation. She was awarded with a Startup Research Grant on “Studying the effect on expression of a recombinant protein by changing the nucleotides at the promoter & start of the gene” of PKR 0.5 million by Higher Education Commission on June 4th, 2013. She has participated in 19 conferences at National and international level. She has Published 11 research paper in National and International journals.